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Presenting ‘Infanta Margarita in a Blue’ Dress by Velázquez

One of the recent artifacts to arrive on the Hilltop is a masterwork by Diego Velázquez, who lived from 1599 to 1660. Velázquez’s final series of portraits also included one of his most notable. He painted Portrait of the Infanta

Meadows professor develops courses to help educators teach students how to develop apps

Responding to the rise of young students wanting to learn how to develop apps, Apple Inc. contacted SMU Meadows Visiting Professor Yong Bakos in 2014 and invited him to develop a product that would help educators teach high school students

Department of Defense awards $3.78 million grant to SMU STEM program for minority students

The U.S. Department of Defense recently awarded the STEMPREP Project at Southern Methodist University a $3.78 million grant to support its goal of increasing the number of minorities in STEM fields. The grant follows a $2.6 million grant in 2014. One

Continue to learn at SMU

At SMU Continuing and Professional Education, you can learn something new about a subject that interests you or enhance your career through our noncredit courses for adults. With convenient locations on the SMU Main Campus, at SMU-in-Plano, and online, you

SMU Supports Dallas Summer Reading Program

Brad E. Cheves, vice president for Development and External Affairs at SMU, and Jo Guidice, director of the Dallas Public Library, talk about the Dallas Mayor’s Summer Reading Club, which urges kids, families and adults to make reading their favorite

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama speaks at SMU

SMU and the George W. Bush Presidential Center, in conjunction with the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, presented “A Conversation with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama” in Moody Coliseum on July 1. Watch a video of his speech.

SMU helps ACAP students explore a future in accounting

SMU Cox School of Business is the site this week of the 15th annual Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP), sponsored by the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA). Fifty-six high school students and their

Meadows sets record with largest music educators workshop in U.S.

After 20 years of leading and growing the annual Meadows Orff-Schulwerk professional development workshop for music educators, Associate Professor Julie Scott’s workshop at Meadows is now the largest Orff certification workshop in the country. The workshops teach educators how to

New Tate season to host foreign affairs insiders, top documentary maker & major political rivals

High-level American diplomats, national security insiders, opposing political strategists, an Academy Award-winning documentarian, and an SMU alumnus working to recover World War II-era looted artworks are among the speakers for the 2015-16 Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series at SMU.

Dallas ISD partners with SMU for teacher professional development

Dallas ISD will fund tuition for 150 district teachers to attend a three-week long professional development at the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education at Southern Methodist University this summer. The teacher professional development training will support novice, progressing and distinguished

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